Plains Express


 Plains Express 

Trips Departing Downtown Cordele, GA    

Saturday, February 27, 2021 (*)  BUY TICKETS 

Saturday, March 13, 2021 BUY TICKETS

Saturday, March 27, 2021 BUY TICKETS

Saturday, April 10, 2021 BUY TIKCETS

Saturday, May 15, 2021 BUY TICKETS

Saturday, July 10, 2021 BUY TICKETS

Saturday, July 24, 2021 (*) BUY TICKETS

Saturday, September 18, 2021 (*) BUY TICKETS

Saturday, October 16, 2021 BUY TICKETS

Saturday, November 6, 2021  BUY TICKETS

*You can pick the train up in Americus, GA at the Jackson Street Depot. Just flag the train down see schedule below for the arrivel time of the train. TRAIN CAN ARRIVE EARLY*


Boarding Locations: 

Downtown Cordele

105 East 9th Ave

Cordele, GA 31015


Georgia Veterans State Park

2459 US-280 West

Cordele, GA 31015

**Use main entrance off US 280. The SAM Train will be the first right after you enter the park**


Trip Overview

Travel from downtown Cordele, GA through the rolling farm lands of southern Georgia to President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia. Explore the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Museum, the train depot Campaign Headquarters and the Billy Carter Service Station & Museum. Shop the retail stores on Main Street and sample the awesome peanut butter ice cream.


Coach and Deluxe available on all trains.

Premium and Chairman’s available on dates with (*)



Seats on all trains will be assigned to help maintain social distancing 


Adult Coach $39.99 Per Person Plus Tax and Handling

Child Coach (Ages 2-12) $29.99 Per Person Plus Tax and Handling

Senior 62+/Military: $36.99 Per Person Plus Tax and Handling

Coach Class Photos


Deluxe: $49.99 Per Person Plus Tax and Handling

(Includes drink ticket and snack seating at tables and chairs)

Deluxe Seating Photos


Premium: $89.99 Per Person Plus Tax and Handling

(Includes drinks, snacks, and Lunch on board, lounge style seating)

Premium Service Photos


Chairman’s Class: $119.99 Per Person Plus Tax and Handling

(Includes Lunch, drinks, snacks, and seating in the business class car)

Chairman's Class Photos


Plains Express Schedule

9:30 AM Boarding Begins
10:00 AM Depart Cordele, GA

10:35 AM Arrive Georgia Veterans State Park

11:45 AM Arrive Americus (Jackson St. Depot) **Flag Stop**

12:30 PM Arrive Plains, GA
(Layover of 2 hour)
2:30 PM Depart Plains

3:00 PM Arrive Americus (Jackson St. Depot) **Flag Stop**

4:15 PM Arrive Georgia Veterans State Park

5:00 PM Arrive Cordele, GA

**The train will depart at 10:00 AM out of Downtown Cordele**

You can book online or call the depot at 229-276-0755 Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM